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Mountaineers vs Eagles Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

The Appalachian State Mountaineers travel to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, GA. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 6:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESPN+. Appalachian State comes into this Sun Belt contest, as the -4.5 point road favorite. The over-under point total is currently set at 63.

Mountaineers vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Appalachian State Mountaineers at Georgia Southern Eagles
  • Where: Statesboro at Allen E. Paulson Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds:
  • APPLST -4.5, APPLST -203 | GAS +160 O/U 63

Mountaineers Preview:

As the Mountaineers travel to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles, they have an overall record of 6-5. This includes going 3-4 in Sun Belt action.

In their previous game, Appalachian State knocked off Old Dominion by a score of 27-14. However, grabbing the home win, Mountaineers did not cover the spread, as they were 16.0 point favorites. With their 41 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 50.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 394 yards, with 86 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 53rd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Appalachian State is ranked 112nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 308 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Appalachian State offense is averaging 33.73. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Georgia Southern defense ranked 110th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Appalachian State can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 189.36 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Georgia Southern defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Mountaineers will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 250.18 yards places them 61st in the NCAA. So far, they are the 128th ranked team in attempts per contest (30.18).

Eagles Preview:

As the Eagles travel to take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers, they have an overall record of 5-6. This includes going 2-5 in Sun Belt action.

Georgia Southern is coming off a 13 loss to Marshall by a score of 23-10. The Eagles entered the game as 6.5 point road underdogs, making this an ATS loss. With their 33 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 52.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 529 yards, with 255 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 193rd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Georgia Southern is ranked 162nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 274 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Georgia Southern offense is averaging 32.09. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Appalachian State defense ranked 82nd in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Georgia Southern can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 144.73 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Appalachian State defense that is vulnerable up front. In the passing game, the Eagles will look to continue their strong play, as they are the 15th ranked team in pass yards per game at, 322.18. So far, they are 6th in pass attempts, at 46.64 per game.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Mountaineers have an ATS record of 2-7-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-4-0. Although Appalachian State has a straight up record of 1-4-0 in their last 5 road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4-0. The team averaged 21.2 points per game in these games.

In terms of betting, the Eagles have an ATS record of 5-5-0. Their current over-under record sits at 4-6-0. Across their 5 previous home games, Georgia Southern has an ATS mark of 3-2-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 35.8 points per game.

Mountaineers vs Eagles Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Georgia Southern Eagles 4.5

Free Spread Prediction: Under 63

 


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